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Volvo XC40 To Get Three-Cylinder Power

Volvo is working on a new three-cylinder engine for the upcoming XC40 crossover. Speaking with AutoCar Volvo CEO Håkan Samuelsson hinted that the company is developing a new 1.5-liter three-cylinder gas engine based on their existing 2.0-liter four-cylinder unit. Supposedly the new engine will be technically available with and without a turbocharger mounted on it. Details of which units will…

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Volvo Targeting 250 Mile Range For First EV

Volvo hasn't entered the electric car race just yet, but once it does it has its sights set on the Tesla Model 3. At least that's the strategy offered up by Volvo U.S. boss Lex Kerssemakers, according to Automotive News. The name of Volvo's first electric car still isn't known, but it is confirmed to ride on the company's SPA…

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Volvo Reveals 2018 XC60

Volvo has officially taken the wraps off the second-generation XC60 crossover. Thankfully, the real-deal 2018 XC60 turns out to be as predictable as we'd hoped. It's a handsome little crossover that borrows many of its traits from the excellent 90 Series Volvo products. At first glance it appears that Volvo has done a good job at converging the look of…

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Uncovered: 2018 Volvo XC60

Although the wait to see the new Volvo XC60 isn't much, it's now leaked out. The Dutch website AutoBlog.nl has published what appears to be XC60 in the flesh. And surprise: it looks like a mini XC90. The new XC60 is already confirmed to be built on the same scalable platform as the XC90 and share its design language. Assuming…

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Volvo XC60 Will Basically Steer Itself

Volvo is set to debut its new XC60 at next week's Geneva Motor Show. The all-new crossover is also going to debut new technology that will actively steer the vehicle to avoid hazards, which is part of Volvo's goal to have nobody die in its vehicles by 2020. Many vehicles today have steering assist systems that will guide the vehicle…

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Volvo Teases Next New Product

Volvo is slated to reveal a new product at the Geneva Motor Show in a couple weeks. Unlike most automakers, Volvo isn't saying which new product they're going to reveal there, instead just issuing the above teaser image. The list of potential products it could be is fairly small, so our bests are on this being the 2018 XC60. What…

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Order Banks Open For Volvo V90

Wagon lovers rejoice! U.S. buyers can now order a stunning Volvo V90. Along with announcing its availability, Volvo also confirmed a starting price of $49,950 for the V90 T5 FWD R-Design. For now the V90 will be an order-only vehicle, allowing each owner to customize their vehicle and seize on the chance to take delivery of their vehicle in Sweden…

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Spate of Volvo Trademarks May Point to Line of Electric Vehicles

Volvo enthusiast site Swedespeed notes that the Gothenburg-based automaker has recently been filing a large number of trademarks in both the United States and Europe, a move that may hint that new compacts and electric vehicles are on the way. For the U.S. market, applications for V20 and V30 offer limited details, apart from the fact that the trademarks are…

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Volvo XC40 Debuting In April

The very attractive 90 Series Volvo's are about to get some smaller siblings. According to a report from SwedeSpeed the Swedish automaker will be revealing the all-new XC40 crossover this April at the Shanghai Motor Show. Volvo is technically owned by Chinese automaker Geely, so perhaps it comes as no surprise to hear that the XC40 will be based on…

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Volvo Recalling 74,000 Vehicles to Fix Seat Belt Issue

Volvo has issued a recall notice affecting 74,000 vehicles in the U.S. for a seat belt issue that may leave passengers insufficiently retrained in the event of a crash. Vehicles affected by the recall include 2016-2017 model year Volvo S60 and S90 sedans, the V60 wagon and XC60 and XC90 crossovers. According to Volvo spokesperson Jim Nichols, the recall is…

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